Prof. Michael Nelson wins Law and Courts Section's Best Conference Paper Award

Prof. Michael Nelson wins Law and Courts Section's Best Conference Paper Award, 10/21

Congratulations to Professor Michael J. Nelson for winning the 2021 Best Conference Paper at this years APSA conference for his paper, "The Minimal Costs of Court Curbing: Experimental Evidence from the United States." This paper, coauthored with Amanda Driscoll (Florida State University) was written with support from the McCourtney Institute for Democracy and the National Science Foundation and demonstrates that, contrary to conventional wisdom, that public retaliation against legislators who try to weaken courts is rare.